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HR Operations Administrative Generalist (Early Career)

Albuquerque, NM 87102

Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate:

Sandia demonstrates its commitment to public safety in the national interest by requiring that all new hires be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious accommodation before commencing employment. The requirement also applies to those who are telecommuting and working virtually.

Any concerns about the ability to meet this requirement should be directed to HR Solutions at (505) 284-4700.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

Organization 03502-2, HR Solutions - Training and Administration, is currently seeking a Human Resources Administrative Operations Generalist to join their team!

The selected candidate will be responsible for providing front-line customer service and support to employees (active and inactive), managers, candidates, and company vendors for questions, issues, and problems. One will also perform administrative, transactional, and data/records management activities in support of HR and HRIS functions.

This person works under direction from an HR Solutions Team Lead to ensure HR service delivery is consistently high-quality.

On any given day, one may be called upon to:

+ Provide excellent customer service to both phone and online inquiries from employees and managers at all levels and resolve questions/issues by accessing information in multiple systems

+ Advance complex HR inquiries to HR Operations Specialists and provides necessary documentation to support requests; routes/refers calls for advanced support and follows up as required

+ Process transactions by collecting required information or back-up documentation from the employee/manager/HR, including probing for additional information if unclear, performing data entry, and sending requested documents

+ Perform transaction processing in support of HR functions (e.g., data entry, filing, sending correspondence, etc.)

+ Provide help on navigating internal resources on self-service and HR technology tools

+ Manage workload efficiently to fulfill commitments in a timely manner and within established service level agreements

+ Collaborate closely between HR Solutions, vendors, and other HR functions

Qualifications We Require:

+ A High School Diploma; or equivalent experience and/or achievements that demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the duties of the job

+ The ability to acquire and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

+ Knowledge of HR concepts and terminology

+ Experience in Customer Service; a proven customer service orientation

+ The ability to manage multiple priorities, think tactically and strategically, demonstrate objectivity, be results oriented, and show initiative and creativity

+ Strong digital literacy and technical capabilities (e.g. Microsoft Office, oracle service cloud, Peoplesoft, etc.)

+ The ability to be flexible, work well under pressure, and readily adapt to change

+ The ability to decode customer expectations, earn trust through results, influence/relate to others, and connect people through technology

+ The ability to model behaviors that reflect Sandia's core values

About Our Team:

Human Resources Center 03500 is responsible for providing and improving strategies and services to support a solid foundation in human resources. Center 03500 is comprised of Corporate Learning & Professional Development, Talent Management & Employee Engagement, Employee & Labor Relations/Records, and Talent Acquisition (includes Workforce Acquisition and Relocation, Staffing, Recruiting and Student Programs). Human Resources is committed to generating and implementing innovative and best-in-class programs and solutions in order to enable mission success.

The HR Solutions Team is responsible for providing front-line customer service and support to employees (active and inactive), managers, and company vendors for questions, issues, and problems related to HR.

Our HR Solutions team covers a broad spectrum of HR. We are customer- focused and strive to provide service that will delight our customers during moments that matter and leave Sandians feeling good about their employer. We work in partnership with employees, managers, and every HR function to provide simple, knowledgeable, and efficient solutions that drive operational excellence and business results.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

+ Extraordinary co-workers

+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

+ Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

+ Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at: http://www.sandia.gov*These benefits vary by job classification.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE L-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

Position Information:

This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.

Job ID: 683997



  • Engineering
Posted: 2022-06-22 Expires: 2022-07-22

 World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers.

National security is our business. We apply science to help detect, repel, defeat, or mitigate threats.

For more than 60 years, Sandia has delivered essential science and technology to resolve the nation's most challenging security issues.

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